Sharon is Senior Vice President at Pearson where she has worked for over 20 years. She is responsible for the development and delivery of qualifications and assessments together with providing primary and secondary with high quality teaching and learning resources. She has extensive experience of working closely with governments, schools and other partners to provide services that help children and young people make progress in their lives. Sharon is an advocate for inclusivity both in the workplace and within education. Sharon graduated from Oxford and trained as a qualified teacher and taught in schools in Essex and Hertfordshire for 8 years. She is a speaker for the charity, Speaker for Schools, and is a governor at a secondary and primary school.